[Samba] Make new server the "master"
peter.pollock at kingschristian.org
Sat Sep 5 17:16:17 UTC 2020
On Sat, Sep 5, 2020 at 10:11 AM mailist <mailist at kaminot.xyz> wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> noop just transfering the fsmo roles and you would be good just
> remember to demote the old DC afterwards
> just remember you do not have concept of master in AD just fsmo holder
> On 9/5/20 6:54 PM, Peter Pollock via samba wrote:
> > Please forgive me, I'm not sure what terminology to use here so this
> > question may sound wrong.
> > I have built two servers samba servers with a new domain. They replicate
> > happily and I can seem to do everything I could ever want on them.
> > DC01 holds all the FSMO roles and, as the first one built, acts as the
> > "master" for DNS. Nothing works well on either server if DC01 is not at
> > top of the hosts file.
> > But this is in a temporary environment and what I'd like to do is build
> > production servers, connect them to this AD domain, get them working and
> > then have them take over all the FSMO roles and for one of them to become
> > the master for DNS so that I can switch off these two test servers I have
> > built.
> > My question is, what do I have to do to make another server the "master"?
> > is it just transferring the FSMO roles or is there something else (apart
> > from updating the host files on all the live servers)?
> > Thanks in advance!
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